One of the greatest prog-rock albums ever, Wishbone Ash's 1972 epic Argus also remains the English band's best-known and definitive sonic statement. And while other acts in the genre like Yes, Jethro Tull, ELP and Genesis have wider name recognition, Wishbone Ash has cultivated a cult following by ... More >>
I don't know that any television product has changed the way we visually consume it more times than professional wrestling. For a majority of its history (which I am counting as the period from "dawn of time" until around 1978 or so), syndicated television was basically a weekly commercial for whate ... More >>
Photo illustrations by John Seaborn GrayGozer has designs on the Galleria.Rice University and the University of Houston have reached a deal to convert KTRU into a 24-hour white-noise station to help our city's insomniacs. Fitzgerald's was just bought out by the guys who made Mango's a viable ... More >>
Photo by faeryboots Last week, I wrote a post about the Rockets lowering ticket prices, and I made a comment about the Dynamo playing in a minor league. And that is a comment that I stand by, though several of you got upset. And the responses that I got were the same as I always get: soccer is th ... More >>
Last week, I wrote a post about the Rockets lowering ticket prices, and I made a comment about the Dynamo playing in a minor league. And that is a comment that I stand by, though several of you got upset. And the responses that I got were the same as I always get: soccer is the most popular sport ... More >>
We pass on a bit of luck to the recipients of our first creativity awards
Last fall the Houston Press asked readers to send in nominations of people who were breaking new ground in the arts around here.The lucky winners have been named and will be getting a $2,000 check at a dinner Saturday and -- perhaps more importantly -- they are profiled in the Press today. (Well, ma ... More >>
Two vampire classics are back. Unfortunately, this time, they bite
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A burger on the deck at Bubba's is the next best thing to visiting the Hill Country
Indians battle Lamar's "Redskins" and a suspect student vote
Quiet, intellectual John Bloom transformed himself through his alter ego, Joe Bob Briggs, into a drive-in-movie critic on TV. Now a new character is emerging: John Bloom himself.
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Most of Tomorrow Never Dies lacks the wit and inventiveness of the best Bond
The director of The Chase considers Houston and Keaton